Asian Dub Foundation


[Main Stage – Sunday 12 August]

Asian Dub Foundation, midi warriors of the 21st century! Their unique sound is a combination of hard jungle rhythms, dub bass lines, industrial, energetic punk rock guitars, sitar and haunting sounds sampled from traditional Indian music, supported by militant, fast and burning rap-ragga lyrics !

“Recognized as one of the best live bands in the world, during their long and productive career Asian Dub Foundation shared the stage with the likes of bands such as Rage Against The Machine, The Cure and Radiohead. Their discography it’s filled with album that redefined contemporary music, such as “Community Music” and “Enemy of the Enemy” which included their worldwide hit “Fortress Europe”


Their last album “MORE SIGNAL MORE NOISE”, released on the 10 th of July 2015 on ADF Communications / Believe Recordings brought the band new lifeblood. A sonic revolution, back to the real dub and militant sound of the band with a new approach due to the return of mastermind musicians such as bassist and founder DR DAS, the Jamaican singer Ghetto Priest, and the addition of flute/beatboxer Nathan Lee. “Zig Zag Nation”, “Stand Up”, “Blade Ragga”, “The Signal And The Noise” were released in support of their latest studio effort, which made the band play all over the world confirming ADF as one of the most hardworking live bands in the business, strengthened by their concrete social commitment that has always been the backbone of their creations, actual now more than ever.

The recently played Boomtown and Womad festivals in UK, and been promoting “More Signal More Noise” throught Europe and Australia in 2015 and 2016. With the entry of ex-Prodigy drummer Brian Fairbairn, a new album is in the work for spring 2017, so get ready for the new assault ! ADF has already headlined big festivals like Exit festival (Serbia), Rock For People (Czech Republic), Couleur Cafè (Belgium) and their new live set promise to set fire on stages all over the world.